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Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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WAYNESVILLE, N. G, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1942 (One Day Nearer Victory)
11.75 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countfes
C a place a.
yy to uve VV
officials Weighing (
luge Piles Of Scrap,
ounty Is Still Short
.torday Is Last Day For
principals Of Schools to
5,1 In Report On Scrap.
Lb were busy hauling scrap
L Jl sections ol xne county w
fTLlprs this wees, climaxing
J loot sppIt. when
,1 was estimated at 2,167,-
i T hod. counuy cnmr-
Ciiid yesterday that final of-
Gtoires could not be had until
U pound had been weighed.
lr,ClPP urged two things be
Lsitnrday 'first, that every school princi
tt to him at once the weight
L of the scrap sold. This is
Crtut, Mr. Clapp must have
K information by Saturday
&i sll persons who sold
L to any dealer outside of Hay
Lire requested to get to Mr.
L i copy of the weight slip in
that it count on Haywood's
Mire to do these two things
I Bean Haywood will not re
U proper credit in the state
pt Mr. Clapp pointed out
hi lumber of large pieces of
I-, mch as boilers, were cut
this week and hauled into
,J scrap depots.
m all nnofficial reports, it
Bkt the Central Elementary
d kadi the schools in the
up per student, with 400
sk collected for each of the
tad enrolled. Claude Rogers,
xjpil, reported 74,418 pounds
ind an estimated pile weigh
Ipsgh to reach the 100,000
4 There are 248 students in
h KfaooL ' , .
Haywood had as her goaL 8,t00,-
the opinion of Walter Allison,
fadersonville cartoonist, Way
"ille still has plenty of scrap
sWle. Mr. Allison, who drew
fcartoon used on the front page
to newspaper in the special
ip edition, recently wrote: . : ;
I want to congratulate you and
Utaff on the splendid special
w you got out for the scrap
ny several visits to Waynes-
(even if our Hendersonville
wots did lose) I came away
"There's a swell town, with
folks, who usually get what
1 p) after.' ' '..
;5ver, I don't think you have
ted all the scrap in Haywood
Your Mountaineers played
'here Friday and I'll tell
' world, they've got enough
T m 'em to build six battle
Moor destroyers and a bunch
Of War Bonds
All indications are that Hay
wood county will surpass the Oc
tober quota of $57,400 for war
bonds, according to Charlie Ray,
county chairman, stating yesterday
that $45,711.25 had been purchased
during the first 15 days of the
Figures for the last half of the
month are not available, but Mtf
Kay expected they would be in
keeping with the first half's total.
Of the $45,000, the report show
ed $1,480 in F and G bonds, and
$44,321.25 in bonds had been
Haywood has exceeded her quota
Church To Observe
Sunday will be observed as
Church Loyalty Day in the First
Methodist church. It will be the
first Sunday in the new church
A special appeal is being made
to the members of the conereira-
tion by Hugh Massie, chairman of
the board of stewards for a large
attendance as a welcome to the
pastor, the Rev. J. Clay Madison.
who is returning to the church for
another year of service.
The financial program for the
coming year will be launched, but
no funds will be raised during the
Methodist Pastors Named For District
W. L. HUTCHINS
J. C MADISON
IF. L. Hutchins and J. C. Madison
tieturned Here By Methodists
crashed Into the
the official mes
his parents, Mr.
IDIlOWlTlff io M. 'mm. -
rthe North Carolina Sal-
i -'nmntee, in Raleitrh.
er iGcal new8p ran
12-page edition last week.
id Vva" It 4"pae leaflet
N.' ft- .. . "aooa Scrap
ould 1 v. i' ' u Ps!,Die'
f1 tOSnf,, , -kchi, anu
ne a swell job."
Ball left Tuesday for
V . " Tuesday for
Se v u atlves an friends
!tJork and other Points in
SZ2"f !l the offlei,,
,W2S.,r aynesville, ae
i 05 The MounUin.r.
Company Moves To
The office and shop of the Brad'
ing Gas Company, which have been
located in the Smathers building
on Church street, are being meved
to the new building of the Green
Tree Tea Room in East Waynetr
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Brading
came here from Tennessee in July,
1941, and established the gas com
pany which they have since oper
ated under their management.
"We have been much pleased
with the reception of gas in the
community, and the satified cus
tomers that we have made since
we opened our offices here," Said
Mr. Brading, in discussing the
business of the firm since they be
gan operation here.
The shop has handled a variety
of gas appliances and has been an
agent for Essotone bottled gas and
has also sold Butame gas.
State Guard To Be
Hosts Of Barbecue
Supper On Friday
The local unit of the State Guard
will be hosts on Friday evening
of a barbecue supper at 7 o'clock
at the Waynesville Armory.
Around 150 guests are expected to
attend. ' ". .' "" . '. '
The unit will have a number
of special guests, including the
personnel of the Second N. C. State
Regimental headquarters, person
nel of the 8th battalion headquar
ters, and the State Guard unit of
Canton, 39th company of the 2nd
Other special guests will include
the town officials of Waynesville
and Canton, prominent business
men of the community and others.
Captain M. H. Bowles of the
2nd regimental headquarters will
serve as master of ceremonies for
the evening. Following the serv
ing of supper a Hallow'en dance
will be held in the army which
will be free to the invited guests
and State Guard members.
The army will be decorated in
Hallowe'en motif and the patriotic
colors. Supper will consist of bar
becued chicken, and the accessories
that go with it, pumpkin and ap
ple pie and apple cider.
Junior Red Cross
Drive Starts On
The annual Junior Red Cross
drive will be launched on Novem
ber 1st, and continue through the
15th, according to Miss Ellen
Louise Killian, chairman of the
Miss Killian stated that the
drive would be worked through the
schools and that the principals
would Berve as chairman in their
The ares covered in the drive
will be confined to that served by
the Haywood Chapter of the Red
Cross, which includes Waynesville
township, Crabtree and Fines
To Hold One-Day
Beginning on Sunday, Nov. 1 and
lasting through Sunday, Nov. 16,
the Haywood County Baptist As
sociation will conduct a one-day
church visitation meethg. ; Ser
vices will be held three times daily,
morning series from 10:00 to
12:00;, afternoon from 1:30 to
3:30; and the night services will
start at 7:30.
Speakers and their subjects will
incude the following: Dr. L. B.
Olive, missionary to China, will
talk on "The Program of Jesus,"
Dr. A. R. Gallimore, also of China,
will have as his Subject, "Christ
in Our Homes."
Rev. J. C. Pipes will talk on
"Kingdom Building In North Car
olina." Miss Madge Lewis, Hay
wood County Association worker,
will speak on "Christ Calls to Hay
wood Baptist." Local pastors of
the churches will preach on "About
Our Father's Business."
All the churches will hear the
speakers before', the fortnight's
program is over, with an exchange
for the services.
The schedule will be as follows:
Sunday, 1st, day service, Allen's
Creek, (morning), and Rocky
Branch, (afternoon) : night, First
church of Waynesville; Monday,
2nd day service, Delwood and
Pleasant Balsam, nigh, Hazelwood ;
Tuesday, 3rd day, Ratcliff Cove
and Richland, night, Barberville.
Wednesday, 4th day services,
Peachtree and Olivet, night, Fair-
view; Tuesday, 5th day services,
Liberty and Pigeon, night Cove
Creek; Friday. 6th day, Belmont
and Panther Creek, night, Fines
Creek; Saturday, 7th, none.
Sunday, 8th, Crabtree (morning)
and Rock Spring, (afternoon), and
night, Antioch; Monday, 9th day
services, Beaverdam and Rocky
Face, and night, Calvary; Tuesday,
lOthday services, Oak Grove and
Woodland, night, Clyde.
Wednesday, 11th, day, North
Canton: Thursday, 12th, day, Mead
ow Fork; Friday, 13th, day, Bur
nett Siding and Laurel Grove,
night, Riverside; Saturday, 14th,
none; Sunday, 15th, Spring Hill
(morning) and Sunny Point, (af
ternoon), and night, BetheL
Deadline For Applying
AAA Products Extended
TV... deadline for anrjvine AAA
nVinsnhnte and lime, as well as
winter legume Seeds has been ex
ffltiHed from November first to
November 15, according to Howard
Clapp, county agent.
All farmer who fail to Bvt the
materials aoolied that were srrant-
ed under the 1942 AAA regula
tions, will be suDject 10 a penalty.
W. L. Hutchlns, who has served
as superintendent of the Waynes
ville district of the Western North
Carolina conference of the Meth
odist church for the past four
years, has been assigned by the
bishop for another year to serve
in this area.
Rev. J. Clay Madison, pastor of
the First Methodist church here for
the past year, has also been re
turned for another year.
The ministers in the Waynes
ville district have been returned
with the following exceptions: Rev,
E. M. Hoyle, of Bethel, goes to
Denton, with Rev. H. L. LaFevers
coming to the Bethel church from
Marshall; E. P. Billup comes to
Canton Central church from Bre
vard to take the place of Rev. J.
R Kelly, who has been assigned
to the Man Street church of High
Rev. W. Grady Burgin comes to
the Crabtree. charge from Wofford
College, and the former pastor, the
Rev. W. N. Neese. goes to Todd:
Rev. G. M. Carver, who has served
Jonathan Creek, goes to Oak Grove
and New-Hop, Wmston-Salesl, and
Rev. J. S. Johnson goes to bis
church . front " the PigeoA Valley
Rev. C. B. Newton goes to Cber-
ryville from Murphy and Rev. R.
H. Taylor comes ; from Asbury
Park Memorial church in Ashe
ville to Murphy. Rev. W. H. Pless
will take the place of Rev. J. S.
Johnson; in the Pigeon Valley
A new charge has been created
this year at Hiawassee, and Rev.
James Ray Thompson comes to
the new church from Locust Grove,
Ga. H. A. Dunham, of Asheville,
has created a special fund that will
give $50 a month on the salary
of a minister at the Cherokee In
dian Reservation. The church is
making another contribution, and
a young Indian ministerial stu
dent now In the Southern Methodist
University of Texas wil take the
church. He will graduate in Feb
ruary and will take up his pastor
ate immediately following.
Others returned are as follows:
Rev. R. T, Houts to Andrews; Rev.
C. C. Newell to Bryson City: Rev.
J. B. Tabor to Canton First church;
Kev. c. C. Washam to Clyde; Rev,
M. S. Richie to Cullowhee: Rev.
L. C. Stevens to Dellwood; and
Kev. Milton Harbin to Fines Creek.
; Rev. J. L. Stokes, II, to FrnVl'n;
Rev. P. L. Green to Franklin cir
cuit; Rev. A. J. Clemmer to Hayes
ville; Rev. J. S. Higgins to High
lands; Rev. M. A. McLean to
Long's Chapel; Rev. G. W. Bum
garner to Morning Star; Rev. J. S.
Sawim to Macon; Rev. Alfred
(Continued on page 8)
Dr. Hipps Heard
By Rotary Club
Dr. J. B. Hipps, a returned Bap
tist missionary from China, ad
dressed the Rotary Club here last
Friday on "American and the War
Dr. Hipps spoke at length on
the cause of the war, his predic
tions of the outcome. This was
similar to his talk which he gave
at the-First Baptist church, and
was reported in detail in the last
edition of The Mountaineer. The
highlight with his prediction that
Germany would fall in the latter
part of 1943, and that Japan would
crumble a year later. He warned,
however, that the United Nations
would not have an easy victory.
James Gwyn was welcomed into
the club as a new member. W, Roy
Francis presented him to the club.
The club gave a vote of thanks
to Howard Clapp, chairman of the
scrap drive and to The Mountain
eer for their work in the scrap
Moore, 18, of Can
ton, second class
seaman in the U.
S. Navy, is re
ported missing by
the navy depart
the seventh vic
tim of the war
Young Moore is
said to have lost
his life by drown
ing when the sea
plane on which he
was a passenger
sea, according to
sage received by
and Mrs. G rover
of West Canton.
The message signed by Rear
Admiral Randall Jacobs, chief of
naval personnel, said
"The navy department deeply
regrets to inform you that your
son, Pete Johnson Moore, seaman,
second class, U. S. Navy, was
drowned after a seaplane crash
while riding as a passenger. In
ternment will be made in the lo
cality of the accident Further
information not now available, but
will be forwarded to you by the
bureau as soon as received. Sin
cere sympathy is extended in your
Young Moore enlisted in the
navy in July, 1941, at the age of
17. He took his basic training
at the naval training station in
Norfolk, which he completed in
April, 1942. He was a special
airplane radioman and was assign.
ed to special duty with the U. S.
fleet patrol. His last letter to his
parents was received on October
18, in which he could not reveal
where be was stationed, but in his
letter be said, "The weather is hot
here and the people are black."
He was widely known in Canton
and was attending the high school
at the time he enlisted in the navy.
Besides bis parents be is survived
by six sisters: Mrs. R. F. Wells,
Mm. J. C. Hipps, Mrs. R. C. .Rog
ers, Mrs. J. B. Hill, Jr., and Miss
Naomi Moore, all of Canton, and
Mrs. Robert M. McGowan, of
Pritchard, Ala.; four brothers,
Claude, Phillips, and Paul Moore,
all of Canton, and Woodrow Moore,
the latter for four years a mem
ber of the crew of the U. S. S,
Nevada and now a patient at West
ern North Carolina Sanatorium.
His father has been employed
in the railroad department of the
Canton division of the Champion
Paper and Fibre Company for the
past 20 years.
Last Rites For
Mrs. Jane Mitchell
Held On Monday
Funeral sevrices were held on
Monday afternoon at the home of
her son, Erastus Mitchell on Plott's
Creek, for Mrs. Jane Mitchell, 86,
who died at 4:10 Saturday after
The Rev. W. M. Queen officiated.
Burial was in the Turpin's Chapel
Mrs. Mitchell is the widow of the
late Pink S. Mitchell. She was a
notive of Tennessee, but had re
sided in Haywood County since she
was one year old.
She is survived by one daughter,
Mrs. Kate Morris, of Asheville:
three sons, Erastus, James and
Thomas, all of the Waynesville
township; 16 grandchildren, and 1
The Massie Funeral Home was
in charge of the arrangements.
Haywood All Set For
Election On Tuesday,!
A Big Vote Is Urged
Are Accepted In
Fifty-seven of the men out of
the 65 group leaving here recently
for examinations at Camp Croft
were accepted for active duty, it
was learned from the local draft
Marion H. Messer will leave on
Tuesday at 6: SO for Fort Jackson
and Howell Way McCracken is
scheduled to leave at the same hour
on Wednesday also for Fort Jack
The remaining group of 55 will
leave Waynesville at 6:30 on Moa
day morning for Fort Jackson.
Those making up the entire quota
have been given a two weeks fur
lough at home to complete any 'ar
rangements' they wish to make
prior to taking up their active
duties with the army.
In the group on Monday will be:
Jack Justice, Lemuel V. Shepard,
Dennis J. Hoyle, Thomas L. How
ell, Rufus M. Green, Wallace R
Robinson, Hanson E. Clark, Arling
McGaha, Eugene Franklin, Rob
ert W. Burgess, Gudger Yost Pal
mer, Farady Rathbone, Bill G.
Hill, James A. Messer.
Hubert Creaseman, James A.
Cochran, Frank M. Saunders, Joe
S. Davis, Walker E. Wood, Roy
Cagle, Homer R. Cagle, John Dud
ley Moore, Oscar H. Burgess,
Brown Burgess, Raymond D. No
land, Everett Evans, Lowell G
Browning, Horace Wood, J. Q. Al
lison, Robert B. Mooney, Arthur
J. R. Moore, Robert F, Haynea,
Clyde L. Sexton, Wayne N. Owen,
Robert Wyatt, Paul R. Shelton,
Charles H. Ruff. """,.,..
1 Leo L. Browning, Jock C. Chap
man, Jacob H. Davis, Jack S. Co-
man, John G. Hall, Arthur J.
Hannah, James II . Trammell,
Victor L. Lewis, Jesse Smith, Scot
Ball, Taylor Fuller, Wilford Car
ver, James T. Rathbone, James D,
Wyatt, Marion E. Norman, and
Arthur D. Woody,
The men will be the guests of
Chrest George and the Waynesville
Bakery at the W, W. N. C. Cafe
for coffee and doughnuts prior to
their taking the bus at 6:30 o'clock.
High School Boys
Join Local State
Seven high school boys took the
oath of allegiance to their country
m an impressive ceremony on Tues
day night when they Joined the
local unit of the State Guard at
the Waynesville Armory.
Col. J. Harden Howell, in com
mand of the Second North Carolina
State Regiment, administered the
The boys joining were: Stanley
Henry, Jack Arlington, Everett
Frady, Charles Ray Davis, Aldeen
Hall, John Jackson and Harley
Nathan. ' T -
Other high school boys who had
joined previously are, Billy Hoyle,
Hugh Constance, and Orion Coin.
Advisory Board Is
Revised This Week
The members of the registrant's
advisory board serving the Way
nesville area has recently been re
vised, it was announced this week
by the local draft board.
J. R. Morgan is chairman of the
board, with the following members :
E. L. Withers, H. B. Atkins, Hugh
Leatherwood, L. N. Davis, Johnny
Ferguson, Thomas Cathey, Noble
Ferguson, J. S. Black, Weaver
McCracken, Henry Homer Holt,
C. F. Kirkpatrick, Aaron Prevost,
Rufus Gaddis, Bill Winchester,
Lawrence Davis, James Noland, G.
C. Plott, Grover C. Davis, M. G.
Stamey, Walter Crawford, Alvin
Ward, W. C. Medford, Joe S. Da
vis, Paul Davis, Whitener Prevost,
J. A. Lowe, Nathan Carver, Med
ford Leatherwood, Roy Plott, Man-
son Medford, F. A. Justice, Chas.
. Fred Safford, John Howell,
Glenn James, Miss Pearl Johnson,
Miss Elsie McCracken, Miss Edith
McCracken, Miss Sylla Davis, and
Miss Mattie Moody.
Registrants : needing assistance
may call on any of the foregoing,
who will aid them in filling out
Mrs. L. W. Turner Patient
At St. Joseph's Hospital
The condition of Mrs. L. W.
Turner, who recently underwent a
serious opertion at ' St Joseph's
Hospital in Asheville, is reported
to be greatly improved.
Richard Bradley, who is attend
ing Davidson College, spent frorfi
Thursday until Sunday here with
his parents, Mr, and Mrs. W. A.
Leaders Urging Voters Cast
"Yes" On State School
Everything is in readiness for
the election on Tuesday, when the
voters can pick their own time of
casting their ballot from sun-up
Gudger Bryson, chairman, and
John R. Hipps and Virge McClure,
members of the county election
board have been busy the past
several days oiling up the ma
chinery for the election.
Mr. Bryson stated that be felt
there would be an unusually large
number of absentee votes cast in
the election on Tuesday. He was
also of the opinion that aa many
citizens as possibly could, would
return to the county to cast their
votes. ' ' :;y
While leaders are not expecting
the large vote of other years, due
to the fact that there are so many
men in the service and others out
of the county on defense Jobs, but
they are counting on the support
of every voter in the county.
"As chairman of the Haywood
County Democratic Executive com
mittee, I am expecting the usual
Democratic majority on next Tues
day , said C. E. Brown.
"Since there are so many of on
voters out of the county in th
armed forces of the nation and in
various defense-efforts, there will
be a reduced vote, but I am confi
dent that the Democratic party
poll its usual majority inpro portion
to the votes which will be east,"
continued Mr. Brown in discussing
the vote.. .
, "I consider it the patriotic duty
of every citizen to register his
voice at the polls; the right to
vote and to express a free and
untrammeled opinion about the
aflairs of the government is wbV
thousands ot free people the world
ovef are fighting and" dying for
at this very momen. We certainly
should realize the true value of 7
these rights and exercise every
democratic right available to us as
free people," said Mr. Brown. ,
The complete ballot will be found
on page six of this issue.
Judges appointed to serve In the
townships during the election on
Tuesday are as follows, Democrats
are: Beaverdam No. 1, Burton
Lee; Beaverdam 2, Jakes Smath
ers; Beaverdam 3, J. T. Chappell;
Beaverdam 4, Fred Early.
Beaverdam 6, W, R. Allen;
Beaverdam 6, Girwood Smathers:
Big Creek, Crow Hopkins; Cata-
loochee, Steve Woody; Cecil, Per
ry Allen; Crabtree, Manson Me
Elroy; Clyde, C D. Russell.
East Fork, K. L. Burnett; Fines
Creek, R. L. Arrington; Hazel-
wood, Aaron Prevost; Iron Duff,
French Davis; Ivy Hill, W. Mark
Howell; Lake Junaluska, John
Howell; Lake Junaluska, Jarvia
Coman ; Pigeon, Walter Browm
North Waynesville, Henry Gaddy;
South Waynesville, Robert Mc
Cracken; White Oak, Gaylord
Republican judges by township
are as follows: Beaverdam 1,
Frank Smith; Beaverdam 2, Glad-
son Haney; Beaverdam 3, Frank- ,
lin Robinson; Beaverdam 4, Roy
Mathison; Beaverdam 5, A. L,
Smathers; Beaverdam 6, L. J.
Big Creek, Mitch Sutton; Cata-
looche, James Hannah; Cecil, Carl
Singleton; Crabtree, L. O. Fergu
son ; Clyde, John W. Shook; East . .
Fort, Coleman Trull; Fines Creek,
Henry Haynes; Hazelwood, Rufus
(Continued on page 8)
At Baptist Church
the congregation of the First
Baptiet church will hear two guest
speakers at the regular Sunday
evening service, as announced by
the pastor, the Rev. H. G. Ham-mett
Dr. L. B. Olive, returned mis
sionary from China, and Dr. A. R,
Gallimore, also of China, will ad
dress the congregations. Both Dr.
Olive and Dr. Gallimore are hero
to take part in the one-day church
visitation meetings to be sponsored
by the Haywood Baptist Associa
tion, which begin on Sunday, No
vember 1, and close on Sunday, tlx
hicational Leaders of tlie State Urge You to Vote for School Amendment Nov. 3